Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. It is set during the Civil War and follows two volunteer nurses from opposing sides who work at the Mansion House Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. The first season of six episodes premiered on-demand on January 14, 2016 and made its broadcast debut on January 17, 2016 on PBS with 3.3 million viewers.
PBS announced in early March 2016 that Mercy Street had been renewed for a second season which premiered on January 22, 2017.
On March 9, 2017, PBS cancelled the series after two seasons.